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Yarrowford Schoolhouse Flat

The Old Schoolhouse, Yarrowford
23 reviews
The Old Schoolhouse, Yarrowford
Main Bedroom
Second Bedroom
Lounge/Dining Room
Lounge/Dining Room
Newark Castle in winter
Selkirk Common Riding- crossing the river
The Yarrow Water, winter-time
Selkirk Common Riding- Market Square
Deuchars Bridge, Yarrow
Flora and Fauna!
Statue of William Wallace, near Dryburgh
Hills behind Yarrowford
The Green, Yarrowford
St Mary's Loch
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Selkirk, Borders, Scotland
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The flat is located to the rear of the Old Schoolhouse, which is where we live, so we are usually around to answer any queries you may have.
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Excellent - based on 23 reviews
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Edinburgh, Scotland
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We stayed here for a short break and everything was great. The location is excellent and the flat is comfortable and well appointed. We did our own cooking and had no trouble finding any of the implements we needed (which is not always the case). Yvonne was a great host and made sure we had what we needed - then...

Management response:

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are pleased that you were comfortable in the flat and that you enjoyed your stay in Yarrowford. With best wishes Vivienne and James Young


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Jess H
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017
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We had a lovely time at the Old Schoolhouse flat. The flat was extremely clean, well equipped and in a fantastic location to visit lots of local attractions. We'll be back along with our Dandie Dinmont Terriers!

Management response:

So glad you enjoyed your stay in the flat. Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review. Best wishes Viv and James Young


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Paul H
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

The flat was ideal for what we wanted. clean and comfortable and friendly and helpful owners. A quiet location but within easy distance of the many beautiful sites in the area. We would certainly stay there again.

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write this very kind review. With best wishes Vivienne and James


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Pets by arrangement.
We are able to accommodate up to five people, plus one infant.
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Super King
    1 Crib
    1 Bunk
    1 Twin
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  • Basic price is for 4. An additional guest incurs a charge of £10 per night.: £10 / stay - Fee
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We can only accommodate up to 5 people, including children(but not babies). The basic price works on the principle of 4 people booking. There will be an additional charge of £10 per person per night.
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About the neighbourhood
There are good local shops in Selkirk and larger supermarkets(24hr Tesco, Asda & Aldi) in Galashiels(10 miles). In Selkirk there is also a good range of cafes and restaurants. Bowhill House and Tearoom are open from Easter to September. The Waterwheel at Philiphaugh is open all year for light refreshments and lunches. The Gordon Inn at Yarrow Feus and the Cross Keys at Ettrickbridge serve pub food. There are plenty of tearooms and restaurants/pubs in Melrose.The Border Abbeys towns,( Jedburgh, Dryburgh, Kelso, Melrose) are all well worth a visit and have cafes/pubs/restaurants at close range. Lochcarron(Selkirk) and various woollen/cashmere businesses in Hawick offer visits. Selkirk and Ashkirk(The Woll) both have golf courses. The Woll also has a bar/restaurant. There are swimming, g... more
Getting around
We are not on a transport network, so having a car is necessary. The nearest buses, with links to Galashiels, Edinburgh, Melrose, Hawick and Carlisle, are 5 miles away. The nearest railway station is in Tweedbank or Galashiels, roughly 10 miles from Yarrowford. There are good bus links from Galashiels to other Border towns and also to Berwick upon Tweed. The Borders Railway, opened in 2015, runs a half-hourly service to Edinburgh(hourly on Sundays).
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 74.0 km
Railway: Galashiels or Tweedbank: 10.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle: 118.0 km
Whilst access to the valleys is difficult without a car, there are good transport links by bus from Selkirk to Galashiels, Tweedbank, Edinburgh, Hawick, Carlisle, Melrose and Berwick and it is possible to park a car in Selkirk safely and without charge. From Edinburgh, you could take a scenic route via Peebles(A702), stop for a wander or have coffee/lunch, then take the A72 to Cardrona, turn right and follow signs to Traquair, past the oldest inhabited house in Scotland, then right to Yarrow, stopping off at the Gordon Arms before the final few miles to Yarrowford.From the west, if you're feeling adventurous, you could come off the M74 at Moffat, stop there for a bit, (wide range of shops and cafes), and then take the A708 Selkirk road, going past Grey Mare's Tail(waterfall), Loch... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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